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China Southern Airlines Co., Asia’s biggest airline by passenger numbers, said it agreed to buy 10 Airbus Group SE A330-300 aircraft valued at $2.27 billion in list prices.

The planes are for delivery between 2017 and 2019, the airline said in a statement to the Hong Kong stock exchange Wednesday.

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Photo Credit: A China Southern Airlines Airbus A330 departing from Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport. Frans Berkelaar / Flickr